There is a group of islands in the northwest of the Falkland Islands. One of the most abundant islands in the archipelago is 10 km long and km wide. There are 180,000 breeding pairs of black-browed albatross that are thought to nest there. The far north-west of West Falkland is where the Jason Islands are located. The Wildlife Conservancy of New York City owns three of the islands.
Is Falklands part of UK?
There is a self-governing overseas territory of the United Kingdom in the South Atlantic Ocean. It is northeast of the southern tip of South America and east of theStrait of Magellan.
How do you fly to the Falklands from the UK?
The Ministry of Defence in the UK flies directly to the Falklands with a stop in Cape Verde. On Sundays and Wednesdays flights leave the UK. Return flights leave the Falklands on Tuesdays and Fridays.
Can British citizens move to the Falklands?
British nationals don’t need a visa to enter the Falkland Islands, but may need a visa to transit other countries. Visitors are not allowed to work without a permit. Work permits can’t be applied for in the Falkland Islands.
Why do Argentina think they own the Falklands?
Argentina says it has a right to the islands because it was given them by the Spanish crown in the 1800s. The islands are close to the South American mainland.